MAY 20 ROUNDUP: Latest real estate news from Central Texas

Home sales saw double-digit declines in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto this April, when stay-at-home orders were in place, according to data from the Austin Board of Realtors released May 19. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Home sales saw double-digit declines in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto this April, when stay-at-home orders were in place, according to data from the Austin Board of Realtors released May 19. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Home sales saw double-digit declines in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto this April, when stay-at-home orders were in place, according to data from the Austin Board of Realtors released May 19. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Read the latest data on area home sales in Central Texas.

DATA: Amid pandemic single-family home sales see double-digit decreases in Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto

Home sales saw double-digit declines in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto this April as stay-at-home orders were in place, according to data the Austin Board of Realtors released May 19.

ABoR: April residential sales decrease in the Lake Travis-Westlake region

Austin’s real estate market is feeling the full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, as home sales declined throughout the area in April.



Georgetown sees decrease in home sales as impact of coronavirus felt on housing market

In April, Georgetown saw a 28.18% decrease in residential home sales—including single-family, condo and town homes—year over year, closing on 105 homes, data shows. The median price, however, increase 3.4% year over year, data shows.

Cedar Park home sales drop nearly 50%; Leander sales increase 6.4%

Cedar Park single-family home sales dropped by 49.6% in April as compared to the same month in 2019, according to Austin Board of Realtors monthly data released May 19.

Kelsey Thompson, Amy Rae Dadamo, Ali Linan and Brian Perdue contributed to this report.



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